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Moving line between believable/not

There was a time, not long ago, when reports of the unusual were more ... unusual. And by that I don’t mean more bizarre,...

Put yourself in the shoes of those seeking US help

What would Jesus want? Or say? I believe he already told us what He wants. Remember what He said: “When I was hungry, you...

Thanks for support of bond issues on ballot

On behalf of Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell and New Mexico Military Institute, we would like to thank the voters of Chaves County who supported...

Letter writer: Thanks to Dems who support Trump agenda

“You cannot be civil with a political party (Republican) that wants to destroy what you stand for (Socialism), what you care about (the loss...

Roswell-Goddard rivalry needed

On Friday, Roswell, Goddard and Chaves County had reason to smile. Not only was there a terrific football game played that will be talked...

If only one mindset votes, the nation stays divided

Apparently, there is a radio advertisement in Roswell now that tells people if they don’t share a specific set of values, that the claimant...

Local veteran comments on recent ad

Friday, Oct. 26th’s newspaper, page A-8 contained an advertisement headed “Mid-term elections, - know the facts!” It represented the political views and fears of...

Remarks on the level of security here on Oct. 26

I attended the Republican rally on Oct. 26. I was carrying a protest poster, and a doorkeeper told me I could not enter the...

Writer: Unplanned forces did not produce these wonders

We hear that Stephen Hawking’s final book, “Brief Answers to The Big Questions” has been published. Mr. Hawking states, “There’s no God.” I was...

Keep pets safe this Halloween

Pet owners partaking in frightening fun this Halloween should remember to keep all their little ghouls and goblins safe — including the four-legged ones. Tricks...

Wealth of options a good problem to have

If you were told you had only one sentence — or more challenging still, just a single image, a logo or photo — to...

Dog ordinance proposal a good idea

As per City Attorney Holloman and Judge Eric Brackeen, dog owner controls are absolutely essential regarding public safety There is no excuse for a...

A 5-to-48 form of government

“Much ado about nothing,” as the old bard reminded us again. We have an 11 to 10, 50 to 48 government, as clearly shown of...

A dangerous ‘pack of kangaroos’

We have experienced a substantial increase in the use of mobs as a political tool. One definition is “a crowd of people, especially one...

The ICPP Report has been ‘hacked’

The ICPP (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change) of 2015 promoted the need for clean nuclear energy in order to save the earth from climate...

Business, education and transformation

It’s not always easy to recognize a transformational moment when you see it. In hindsight, sure — but as it’s unfolding, that’s different. Within...

Never forget the importance of agriculture

When it comes to weighing the importance to society of specific professions, how they stack up can depend on who you ask. It could...

Our energy debate is actually anti-human

First problem is that our energy discussion is biased. What I noticed was that for certain forms of energy, namely solar and wind, all...

Rationally analyze politics, or be a sheep

While President Trump continuously refers to the opposition as conducting a witch hunt, the statement is inaccurate. It more accurately should be referenced as...

Reader responds: Democracy actually stronger today

In response to the letter printed from John Grogan, “Letter writer fears for the future of democracy,” I would say that the democracy is...

President needs help from ‘bitter clingers’

“You go into these small towns ... and, the jobs have been gone now for 25 years and nothing’s replaced them. And each administration...

Letter writer fears for the future of the democracy

I have a real fear our democracy is in extreme danger. We have a president who displays the mentality of a grade school playground...

Letter writer: Freedom of press depends on truth

In response to Ms. Beck’s column of Aug. 16: I commend her praise for journalism, which demands a free press. But it also demands...

Don’t cover lands with solar panels, turbines

If you are a hunter, take note: Kudos to Logan McGarrah for his excellent letter to the editor in last Saturday’s Roswell Daily Record....

Debates over education policy worth having

New Mexico is not the only place where there’s currently an election on. Not coincidentally, it’s one of many places where public education —...

Court decisions have been wrong in the past

A letter in the Sept. 8 Roswell Daily Record expressed concern that confirmation of Judge Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court might cause a...

Local cadet excels academically

Congratulations to NMMI cadet Zachary Davis. He has been named a National Merit Scholarship semifinalist this year. Approximately 1.6 million high school juniors entered...

Sportsmen need to be engaged in BLM plans

As New Mexico hunters head afield this season, I encourage them to take a moment and recall the landscape their pursuit will lead them...

Conduct of council meeting something to be proud of

Thursday night’s city council meeting and public hearing regarding the naming of the soon to be completed Recreation and Aquatic Center at Cielo Grande...

On naming the new Rec and Aquatic Center

“Johnny Gonzales Rec and Aquatic Center”: I would like to see the new Rec and Aquatic Center named for Johnny Gonzales. He did so...

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